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Dominican Republic Guide: Walner Palvetus

Walner Palvetus is Discover Corps' dedicated local guide in the Dominican Republic. He was born on the North Coast of the Dominican Rep in 1985. He finished high school in the Dominican Republic and went on to complete his degree in Languages in the Universidad Nacional Evangélica Santiago. Walner was awarded the Premio Nacional de la Juventud, which is a very important award in the Dominican Republic, for his community service. Walner worked on a cruise ship for a couple of years, traveling and learning about different cultures and people. He loves to guide people and teach people. He speaks 5 languages and is passionate about youth, history, and learning new things.